Philadelphia Naval Shipyard

File photo. The aircraft carrier USS America floates moored at the Philadelphia Navy Yard in March of 2005.  The USS America was scuttled in 2005 -- the largest warship ever sunk. (Credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

KYW Flashback: Changing Times At The Philadelphia Navy Yard

It was 15 years ago when the historic Philadelphia Naval Shipyard ended its role as builder and keeper of the world’s most powerful fleet.


(Pearl Harbor survivor Alex Horanzy, 92, joins in a salute during ceremonies aboard the Battleship New Jersey.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

NE Phila. Man, a Pearl Harbor Survivor, Attends Battleship NJ Ceremonies

Aboard the Battleship New Jersey on the Camden waterfront, a ceremony was held that included one of the dwindling number of remaining Pearl Harbor survivors.


(Visitors go aboard the Battleship New Jersey, on the Camden waterfront.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Battleship New Jersey Struggling After Getting Dropped From State Budget

Berthed on the Camden waterfront, the most decorated battleship in US naval history took one across the bow in Gov. Christie’s state budget.